Abrar murder suspect Namus Sadat 'confesses'

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 21:43, Oct 22, 2019 | Updated : 21:44, Oct 22, 2019

A wall graffiti depicts justice for Abrar Fahad, the BUET student who was brutally bludgeoned to death in his dormitory. FILE PHOTO/Mahmud Hossain OpuOne of the accused in the BUET student Abrar Fahad murder case has given his confessional statement before a judicial magistrate.
ASM Nazmus Sadat, one of the 19 people accused in the case, gave his confessional statement at the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sarafuzzaman Ansari on Tuesday (Oct 22), court sources said.
Earlier, DB Inspector MdWahiduzzaman, also the case’s investigation officer, produced Nazmus Sadat before the magistrate to record his statement.
After recording his statement, he was sent to jail.
Abrar, a second-year student of electrical and electronic engineering department of the university, was beaten to death on Oct 7.
Some Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders have been accused of beating him for his alleged involvement with IslamiChhatraShibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami.
Following the incident, Abrar's father BarkatUllah filed a murder case against 19 people with Chawkbazar police.
The BCL also expelled 11 of its members including Jiyon permanently from the organization for their alleged involvement in the murder.
The killing of Abrar sparked protest across the country with protesters demanding justice for Abrar and capital punishment for the murderers.
As of Friday, as many as 17 people have been arrested in connection to the murder.